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Chenega Corporation Locksmith/Classified Waste Technician in Houston, Texas



Company Job Title: Locksmith/Classified Waste Technician

Chenega Job Title: General Maintenance Worker IV

Clearance: Secret

Location: Johnson Space Center-Houston, TX

Reports To: Locksmith Lead

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 01-07-2019

Approved Date: 01-07-2019


  • The Locksmith/Classified Waste Technician, JSC-NASA is primarily responsible for managing locks and keys, installing and repairing locks, lock cores and locking devices, set and change combinations of safes, fabricate and issue keys and maintain and repair safes and vaults on JSC, Ellington Field and Sonny Carter Training Facility.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure requirements are in compliance with all related federal, state, local and NASA policies, procedures and regulations

  • Perform emergency openings, set and change combinations of safes, fabricate and issue keys, issue and control padlocks, along with maintaining work order information.

  • Assists personnel and key custodians in conducting key audits

  • Maintain inventory of spare parts and components for all locksmith assignments and duties

  • Install, repair and re-key locks, cylinder cores, evaluate and repair door locks, fabricate and provide maintenance in a timely manner

  • Evaluate, maintain and repair safes, vaults and cabinets

  • Maintain and safely operate tools and machinery in the Locksmith Shop

  • Install, repair, re-key, and fabricate keys for all locks and cylinder cores

  • Evaluate/repair safes and vaults. Change combinations when required

  • Coordinate with maintenance and construction personnel to install new locks

  • Operate Codemax keying machine utilizing computer and applicable software to look up key codes

  • Assume duties of Classified Waste Pick-up, storage and oversight of the destruction of sensitive and classified material

  • Complete all required reports, forms, and other documentation in accordance with established procedures in regards to Classified Waste

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Three years of experience as a locksmith

  • Working knowledge of mechanical combination locks to include Sargent and Greenleaf, Diebold, Mosler and Simplix

  • Working Knowledge of all electronic combination locks to include Sargent, Yaletronics, Locknetics and Codetronics

  • Working knowledge of pinning cylinders utilizing multi-master key systems and side bar cylinders to include Primus, Schlage and Yale

  • Working knowledge of repairing/replacing Kaba Mas X-09 & X-10 safe locks

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Graduate of an accredited community college and/or a combination of training, seminars, experience or education that provides knowledge required to perform tasking requirements

  • Must possess valid state driver’s license

  • Must obtain and/or maintain a Locksmith certification from Associated Locksmiths of America

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have proficiency in a variety of computer software applications to include Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook and NASA developed data systems

  • Skill in operating a personal computer and standard office equipment

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston

Organization: Chenega Security %26 Support Solutions
Strategic Business Unit: Security
Security Requirements: Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Melinda Woodward
Req ID: 1900004688